Untreated Anorexia Nervosa leads to unspeakable hell for those who suffer its devastating psychological and physical effects. Although a great deal of media attention has focused on this disease and its impact in the world of fashion, sports and performing arts, Anorexia remains a complicated and misunderstood condition that impacts the lives of thousands daily in all walks of life.This article by Ronald Uy, RN, tears the lid off this shadowy world and sharply defines what Anorexia really is, its signs and symptoms, who is at the greatest risk, what leads to it, how it is diagnosed, while providing sound advice and hope for sufferers as well as friends and family.
What’s a proper diet for you? How bad is eating fast food for your health? What is the new food pyramid the USDA has issued all about? Find out the answers the these questions and a lot more by reading this H.I.C. article.
Can Stool Testing Help Chronic Digestive Issues? You bet it can! Diseases of the human digestive system are a painful reality to many people every day. Over 50 million people currently suffer from debilitating digestive system diseases such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s Disease and Colitis. Other people with various digestive symptoms such as hemorrhoids, [...]
Obesity is the single largest contributor to declining health suffered by Americans (and for that matter the world community). Obesity rates have increased across the board in all population demographics in the United States over the last several decades. The statistics are staggering and if a sea-change in attitudes about learning to live and eat a healthier lifestyle, Americans (who lead the world in this sad statistic) will continue to suffer and die from obesity. This article by Ronald Uy is a comprehensive condensed snapshot on obesity and not only covers the statistics, but details the measures government and even the manufacturers of food products are responding to this life-or-death subject.
Did you know chocolate has many health benefits? Find out in this H.I.C. article everything you ever wanted to know about Chocolate and how it effects your health and digestion.
It has long been noted that to have a strong immune system, there first must be a healthy digestive system. These two systems used to be thought of as separate entities. Now, through research, an intimate connection between the two has been discovered. When we think of the digestive system, we think of it as [...]
We love our coffee here in America. H.I.C. author Joy Seeman discusses in this article, the good, and not so good effects coffee has on the body. Does drinking decaf coffee really make a big difference.